ALBANY, NY, September 8, 2022 – BST & Co. CPAs, LLP, one of the Capital Region’s leading accounting and management consulting firms, today announced a series of promotions within several departments.

“We are excited to recognize these highly-skilled individuals within the BST family,” said BST & Co. Managing Partner Ron Guzior. “Each of these professionals has a unique skillset and a track record of proven success. It has been gratifying to witness their growth and development and we are confident their appointment to these new roles will bolster our firm and benefit the clients we serve on a daily basis.”

The appointments include positions in the following departments:

Audit & Accounting

  • Trevor Carroll, Senior Associate

Carroll is responsible for addressing the requirements and meeting the needs of government and municipal clients, and plays a key role in leading several of BST & Co.’s larger governmental engagements. He began his career as an intern with the firm’s Valuation, Forensic & Litigation department and joined the Audit & Accounting team as an associate in 2020. He is a graduate of Siena College with a master’s degree in accounting.

  • McKinley D’Attore, Senior Associate

D’Attore specializes in addressing the requirements and meeting the needs of clients within BST & Co.’s construction and real estate market sector and employee benefit plan division. She began her career with BST & Co. as an intern and joined the Audit & Accounting team as an associate in 2020. She is a graduate of the University at Albany with a master’s degree in accounting.

Virtual Accounting Solutions

  • Rachel Gryner, Senior Accounting Specialist

Gryner is instrumental in training clients on the firm’s virtual technology, making BST & Co.’s cloud-based platforms easier for clients to understand and utilize while doing business with the Virtual Accounting Solutions division. She also assists with on-boarding new associates. Gryner joined BST & Co. in 2019. She earned her bachelor’s degree in business administration from Southern New Hampshire University and is currently pursuing her MBA with a concentration in accounting from her alma mater.

  • Maddie Nelson, Accounting Specialist

Nelson’s natural affinity for technology propelled her to her new role of accounting specialist within the Virtual Accounting Solutions team. She works with smaller, for-profit businesses providing accounting services ranging from payroll to data entry and processing accounts payable. Nelson joined BST & Co. in 2021 and has a master’s degree in accounting from SUNY Oswego.


  • Cris Malizia, Senior Manager

Malizia is responsible for a variety of individual and business tax services and maintains strong client relationships to serve her clients beyond tax return delivery. She joined BST & Co. in 2020 and has a business management degree from Mackenzie Presbyterian University in São Paulo, Brazil, where she also studied law.

  • Bailey Zweifel, Senior Associate

Zweifel performs a variety of tax services and cites her favorite area as individual taxation. She began her career with BST & Co. in 2020 as an intern in the Tax department and was offered a position as an associate upon completion of her master’s degree in accounting from the University at Albany.

Valuation, Forensic & Litigation

  • Nytasha Leach, Senior Analyst

Leach works one-on-one with attorneys and trains and mentors new associates within the Valuation, Forensic & Litigation team. She is considered to be a valuable resource by referral sources and within her own division. Leach began her career with BST & Co. as an intern and joined the firm as an analyst in 2020. She has a master’s degree in accounting from Siena College.

CFO for Hire

  • Amy Thompson, Manager

Thompson is a trusted partner to CFO for Hire leadership and is responsible for managing clients within the division. She joined BST & Co. in 2017 as part of the CFO for Hire acquisition and has grown into her own leadership position within the department due to her successful management of clients and consistent team-oriented philosophy. She has a bachelor’s degree in accounting from Empire State College.

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About BST & Co., LLP

BST & Co. CPAs, LLP is a multi-disciplinary accounting and business advisory firm headquartered in Albany serving the needs of closely held companies, family-owned businesses, not-for-profit and governmental entities, and high-net worth individuals. BST offers a broad portfolio of accounting and auditing, tax, consulting, outsourced accounting, talent strategy and marketing services; as well as valuations, forensic accounting and litigation support.


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